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Magnum Rolle
PF - 6'11, 235lbs - 38 years old - 1 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2019 season
  • Birthdate: 02/03/1986
  • Drafted (NBA): 51st pick, 2010
  • Pre-draft team: Louisiana Tech
  • Country: Bahamas
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2010 NBA DraftNBADrafted 51st overall by Oklahoma City.
2010 NBA DraftNBADraft rights traded by Oklahoma City to Indiana in exchange for the draft rights to Ryan Reid (#57) and cash.
27th September, 2010NBASigned a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Indiana.
25th October, 2010NBAWaived by Indiana.
1st November, 2010D-LeagueDrafted 3rd overall in the 2010 D-League Draft by Maine Red Claws.
26th November, 2010D-LeagueWaived by Maine Red Claws due to injury.
3rd March, 2011D-LeagueRe-acquired by Maine Red Claws.
11th April, 2011NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season and through 2011/12 with Atlanta.
26th July, 2011South KoreaSigned a one year contract with LG Sakers.
19th September, 2011South KoreaReleased by LG Sakers.
23rd December, 2011NBAWaived by Atlanta.
22nd August, 2012JapanSigned a one year contract with Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins.
8th August, 2013JapanSigned another one year contract with Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins.
9th July, 2014Puerto RicoSigned for the remainder of the season with Cangrejeros de Santurce.
1st September, 2014IsraelSigned a one year contract with Bnei Herzliya.
9th January, 2015IsraelReleased by Bnei Hertzeliyya.
6th March, 2015Puerto RicoSigned a one season contract with Indios de Mayaguez.
20th April, 2015Puerto RicoReleased by Indios de Mayaguez.
22nd October, 2015TaiwanSigned a one year contract with Yulon Luxgen.
1st December, 2015TaiwanReleased by Yulon Luxgen.
13th January, 2016JapanSigned a one season contract with Yamagata Wyverns.
20th May, 2016ThailandSigned a one season contract with Nakhorn Phantom Mad Goats.
21st December, 2016ThailandSigned another one season contract with Nakhorn Phantom Mad Goats.
Career Moves
2005 - 2007LSU (NCAA)
2007 - 2010Louisiana Tech (NCAA)
June 2010 - October 2010Indiana Pacers (NBA)
November 2010 - April 2011Maine Red Claws (D-League)
April 2011 - December 2011Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
July 2011 - September 2011LG Sakers (South Korea)
July 2012Orlando Magic (Summer League)
August 2012 - June 2014Mitsubishi Diamond Dolphins (Japan, NBL)
July 2014Santurce (Puerto Rico)
September 2014 - January 2015Bnei Hertzeliyya (Israel)
March 2015 - April 2015Mayaguez (Puerto Rico)
October 2015 - December 2015Yulon Luxgen (Taiwan)
January 2016 - May 2016Yamagata Wyverns (Japan, JBDL)
May 2016 - presemtNakhorn Phantom Mad Goat (Thailand)
Articles about Magnum Rolle

November 15, 2010

3rd: - Maine Red Claws - Magnum Rolle, Louisiana Tech

Try as they might, Indiana couldn't find a roster spot for Rolle, so he comes to the D-League to earn a pay packet that's only just over half of the $50,000 guaranteed that he left Indiana with. Rolle wasn't allocated to Indiana's affiliate, the Fort Wayne Mad Ants, who instead have Bucks camp cuts Chris Kramer, Billy Rush and Tory Jackson as their assigned players. So Rolle now joins the Red Claws, affiliate of both the Celtics and the Bobcats. While this ultimately doesn't change anything - he can still sign with whichever NBA team he so chooses, and always could - Maine isn't close to Indiana. So it doesn't help the Pacers that much.

Rolle has been covered a few times in the last few months, the most recent of which was in part 2 of the NBA training camp battle round-up thing. He didn't play well in his limited preseason minutes, yet this didn't change Indiana's opinion of him. They sought to keep him. Unfortunately for Magnum, they didn't seek to keep him enough, and decided to cut him instead of the guaranteed contract of Solomon Jones. Solomon could now repay them by starting to rebound the ball again.

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October 1, 2010

Rolle's draft rights were acquired by the Pacers for those of Ryan Reid. He immediately impressed in summer league, averaging 13.4 points, 7.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks, shooting 57% from the floor. The Pacers have every intention of having him on their roster, and always have. However, that's easier said than done. Solomon Jones, signed last season with the Bi Annual Exception, occupies both Rolle's role and Rolle's roster spot. In all honesty, the Pacers need someone like Rolle rather badly; they ranked 29th in rebound differential last season, ahead of only the Warriors (who were last by MILES), and yet they just traded away Troy Murphy, their only good rebounder last year. Rolle - and to a lesser extent, Allred - can help to fill that void, as will the returning Jeff Foster and Tyler Hansbrough. But even though he used to be a good rebounder, Jones certainly wasn't one last year, sporting a total rebounding percentage of only 11.6%. Starting centre Roy Hibbert is also particularly bad at it (12.4% from a 7'2 centre), and no wing players or guards chip in with any decent percentages. Therefore, sans Murphy, Indiana figures to struggle once again in the rebounding department, maybe even being the worst rebounding team in the league now that the Warriors have built a more conventional roster. It all looks good for Rolle's chances, then.

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July 6, 2010

Magnum Rolle

By the time Solomon Jones's rather unnecessary two year contract expires, Magnum Rolle will be 25 years old. Despite how much we might want to believe otherwise, not many players improve after that age, and those that do don't do so by much. Rolle wants to win rookie of the year - mercifully aware that making the roster is a more pressing concern - but the question of whether he is talented enough to make the team is a much more pressing concern. His athleticism and shot blocking instincts are in place, but that's about it. At age 24, that's a worry. The question, now, is whether he already has enough defense to make it. He might.

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June 27, 2010

Sexilver also announces that Oklahoma City have drafted Magnum Rolle, an athletic forward out of Louisiana Tech, with the 51st pick. Rolle is OK, but many better players exist in this draft pool, including most of the names I have already mentioned. Rather than taking one of them, though, Oklahoma City have taken a fifth year senior whom Latavious Williams will resemble if he doesn't develop for the next four years. It's a strange choice.

Magnum Rolle is quite obviously the best name of the draft, if not the best name of the decade. Unlike previous years, there's not enough ammunition for an all-porno-name starting five this season, but with a name like Magnum Rolle in the mix, one is no longer needed. I just wish UCLA's Michael Roll was more athletic, so that he could be here too.

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